The Septemvri-Dobrinishte railway ranked among the top ten of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe by the prestigious British newspaper The Guardian, trip.dir.bg reported.
Several other countries such as Finland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg, France and Switzerland are also included in the ranking.
Narrow gauge in Bulgaria
No material damage is reported after the Bansko earthquake last night.
The quake was registered around 7:36 PM Bulgarian time. According to the National Institute of BAS, the epicentre was 6 kilometers north of Razlog and 85 kilometers south of Sofia.
According to the latest information, the magnitude was 3.5 on the Richter scale and its depth was 20 km.
A bus with children caught fire in the Predel mountain saddle, BNR reported. The incident happened at about 10.30 am.
The students are from Veliko Tarnovo and went to a mountain camp school in Dobrinishte. While traveling, smoke filled the bus. The leaders immediately evacuated the children. They have made a chain so that students can get off without a hitch.
A man was injured after a grenade exploded in a warehouse in Razlog, BGNES reported.
The incident happened this morning at about 11am. The explosion has injured a worker. He suffered severe hand injuries and was transported to a private hospital in Blagoevgrad by the company. He underwent a major surgery.
The number of tourists visiting the chalets in the mountainous regions of Razlog and Bansko has almost doubled in the summer, BNT reports. According to the owners of chalets in Pirin, dozens of organized groups from England, Germany and Romania made reservations for the month of August in the mountain tourist complexes already 2 months ago.